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10 Fast-Food Tacos to Try on National Taco Day

By Eril Eti

If you’re celebrating National Taco Day on October 4 and wondering which fast-food chains have the best tacos, we’ve got you covered. Check out our top 10 picks for the best fast-food tacos!

Del Taco: The Del Taco

The Del Taco is made with seasoned beef, freshly grated cheddar cheese, shredded lettuce, diced tomatoes, and a crunchy corn taco shell.

Del Taco

Torchy's Tacos: Baja Shrimp Taco 

The Baja Shrimp Taco includes fried shrimp, pickled onions, jalapenos, cotija cheese, cilantro, lime, and chipotle sauce in a corn tortilla.

Torchy's Tacos

El Pollo Loco: Chicken Taco Al Carbon

The Chicken Taco Al Carbon is made with El Pollo Loco’s famous chicken, diced onions, cilantro, and a corn tortilla.

El Pollo Loco

Taco Cabana: Shredded Chicken Taco

The Shredded Chicken Taco is available in crispy and soft shell versions. It comes with Ranchero chicken, lettuce, diced tomatoes, and cheese.

Taco Cabana

Qdoba: Street Style Chicken Tacos

Qdoba's Street Style Chicken Tacos feature grilled chicken, guacamole, salsa verde, pickled red onions, and cotija cheese.


Taco Bell: Nacho Cheese Doritos Locos Taco Supreme

This taco includes beef, tomatoes, lettuce, cheese, and sour cream in a shell made from nacho cheese Doritos.

Taco Bell

Chipotle: Soft Taco

Like the rest of their menu, Chipotle’s soft tacos can be customized with your choice of proteins, rice, beans, and toppings. Build your taco to your heart’s content!


Baja Fresh: Baja Taco

Baja Fresh is best known for its farm-fresh Tex-Mex food. The Baja Taco can be ordered with steak, pork carnitas, chicken, and roasted veggies.

Baja Fresh

Taco Time: Soft Taco

TacoTime's Soft Taco is full of fresh ingredients and served like a burrito instead of a traditional taco. You can order it with beef, chicken, or pork carnitas.


Jack in the Box: Loaded Tiny Tacos

This is one of the most creative fast-food tacos. Each order includes 15 tiny tacos stuffed with meat, cheese sauce, lettuce, and taco sauce.

Jack in the Box

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